Apple Butter

Looking for a new recipe, I fell in love with apple butter, a Canadian specialty, with just three ingredients: apples, butter, and maple syrup, we get a delicious, creamy, soft and very greedy spread.

Less sweet than jam, lighter than compote, not greasy in the mouth, this apple butter will accompany your breakfast.

On Toast, Brioche Slices, Yogurt, For Afternoon Tea.

With a teaspoon for the most greedy, but there it will be necessary to provide a reserve of apples

* Ingredients :

° 2 kg (4 1/2 pounds) Macintosh apples, seeded and sliced ​​(about 16 apples)
° juice of 1 lemon
° 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground cinnamon
° Pinch of ground ginger (optional)
° sugar

* Preparation :

In a saucepan, cook apple and lemon juice for 10 minutes over high heat, stirring frequently.
In a food processor, reduce apples to a smooth puree. Pass through a sieve and return to the same pot. Add spices. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2:30 to 3 hours, stirring frequently, until mixture is the consistency of soft butter.
Sweeten to taste.
Butter will keep in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Enjoy !